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Greencross Vets

Deeragun

Welcome to Greencross Vets Deeragun

We are your local team of pet care professionals, we are truly ‘passionate about pets’ and we love what we do.

We offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet needs, ranging from preventative health care to weight loss programs through to surgery and diagnostic medicine.

Although Greencross Vets is part of a national organisation our practice is run and managed by a team of dedicated vets, nurses and support staff who understand and value the bond between you and your pet. Our team is committed to offering you and your pet’s exceptional service, and the very best in veterinary medicine and preventative health care.

We encourage you to contact us directly should you have any questions about your pet’s health and wellbeing or if you simply want more information about the services that we can provide you and your pets.

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Our Services.

Greencross Vets Deeragun offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet care needs utilising the latest diagnostic equipment.

Desexing

Getting your pet desexed (neutered or spayed) is essential to their health. All Greencross Vets facilities are completely sterile and use the latest in surgical equipment.

Vaccinations

Prevention is the best medicine. Kitten and puppy vaccinations (injections) and adult pet vaccinations prevent disease. Get your pet’s vaccinations up-to-date.

Heartworm Prevention

Heartworm can be hard to detect, but it needn’t be hard to prevent. Greencross Vets recommends year round heartworm prevention. Ask your vet about prevention today.

Dentistry

Greencross Vets offer a range of dentistry services like cat and dog teeth cleaning. Consider us your pet’s veterinarian and dentist combined.

Grooming

Don’t have your own clippers? Let us take care of dog grooming for you. Our clinic offers premium dog grooming for your pet.

Puppy Pre-School

Greencross Vets Puppy School is an excellent starting point for owners wanting a well-managed and socialised pet. Courses run for four to six weeks. Click to learn more.

Ultrasound

An ultrasound is a painless diagnostic procedure that allows vets to take a closer look at your pet’s health. We only use the latest technology for the most accurate diagnoses.

X-ray/Radiology

Greencross Vets clinics are equipped with high-quality radiograph equipment including X-ray machines, automatic processors, and X-ray view equipment.

Clinical Pathology

Clinical pathology allows our vets to analyse and diagnose health conditions. Common laboratory tests include blood tests, urinalysis, faecal tests and biopsy examination.

Laboratory Testing

The latest in-house laboratory equipment allows our vets to perform a range of diagnostic tests to achieve accurate, rapid diagnosis of your pets’ health status.

Meet The Team

Serena Forrest

Serena Forrest

“In 2015, I started my Certificate II in Animal Studies and completed it in September of 2016. Once I have finished my schooling, I aim to start my Certificate IV in Vet Nursing to become a fully qualified vet nurse. I started working here at Greencross part-time after completing my Cert II where I get to play with puppies, kittens and save the world one animal at a time! I have lived in Townsville my whole life and love spending time playing sport and exploring the outdoors; while also enjoying spending time with my large fur-baby Nutmeg (horse).
After spending lots of time as a part of the Greencross team.
I have discovered a passion for puppy preschool, emergencies, surgery and customer service as well as a newfound interest in cats which I was never expecting!”

Rachel Dunn

Rachel Dunn

“Rachel is currently studying her certificate lll in animal studies, she aspires to be a veterinary nurse. She began working as a veterinary nurse assistant in 2016 at the Deeragun clinic.

She was born in Townsville and lived here for 9 years before moving to Nhulunbuy (Gove), a remote town in North East Arnhem Land and recently moved back here in 2015. She enjoys swimming and photography outside of work. Her favorite animal would have to be Tigers with Elephants coming in second.”

Madeline Kelly

Madeline Kelly

Born in Townsville, Madeline began her studies with Greencross in late 2015 as a school based trainee. Upon completion of her training she received a certificate 2 in animal care and secured a position at the Deeragun clinic as an assistant nurse. Madeline has a passion for all animals great and small and loves dedicating her time to ensure their wellbeing is priority. As a motivated student, Madeline aspires to one day be a Veterinarian and branch out to the care of exotic, zoo animals.

Kelly Heidke

Kelly Heidke

“I have been working at Greencross Vets since 2007 starting as a school based trainee then going onto completing my Certificate 4 in Animal Studies.

I have worked through all of the clinics here in Townsville and now reside here at the Greencross Deeragun clinic and absolutely loving working with such an amazing team.

My interested are horse riding, drawing and painting, spending precious time with my Great Dane Kuda and enjoying the best of life with my friends and family.”

Ashley Naughton

Ashley Naughton

Hi, I’m Ashley! I am originally from the UK, living in both Germany and England before moving to Townsville when I was thirteen. I began my veterinary career as a School Based Trainee at Greencross Vets Willows during high school. From there I continued employment after graduating school and went on to complete my Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and working at Greencroos Aitkenvale at the 2IC. When the opportunity arose I gladly accepted the position as Practice manager at Greencross Hyde Park. I’m also very passionate about developing well-mannered family-friendly dogs and run puppy school classes where I train dogs in basic manners. When I’m not in the clinic, you’ll find me spending time with my three fur-babies, a Ridgeback Cross named Betty who I have had since she was orphaned at two weeks old and Reggie the cat and the newest addition is my giant puppy Bruce the American Bull Dog cross.

Katy Bradly

Katy Bradly

Katy grew up in Townsville but moved away to study her ideal job veterinary science. She graduated from university of Queensland in 1994 and spent the next 16 years working in Toowoomba. Finally the cold got to her and she escaped back to sunny north Queensland in 2011 as a locum vet working at all the practices. In 2012 Katy started working at the woodlands practice full time and soon became the veterinary director.

Chantelle Baker

Chantelle Baker

Chantelle started with Greencross Vets as a school based trainee in 2006 and completed certificate II in animal care whilst studying at Kirwan S.H.S in Townsville.
After obtaining a part time job at Greencross Aitkenvale during year 12, Chantelle studied and completed certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing. She then worked as a full time nurse at our Aitkenvale animal hospital for a year before being offered the position as Practice Manager at Greencross Woodlands. Since then she has also completed her Certificate IV in Frontline Management. Tellie is passionate about teaching and enjoys working with animals and training our future veterinary nurses.

Emma Edwards

Emma Edwards

I have been working at Greencross Vets the start of 2014 in Victoria and moved up here to the sunshine in late 2014 with continuing to work with Greencross.
I am currently studying certificate 4 in Animals Studies.

In my spare time I just love to hang about with my two adored furred babies and my family.

Karolyn Quinn

Karolyn Quinn

Kaz is a Certificate 4 qualified nurse who has recently completed her Diploma of Veterinary Nursing. and is a bit of a geek when it comes to studying and has achieved many certificates in various aspects of animal care and is now looking to complete a qualification in canine behaviour. Kaz also made it to the top 3 in north Queensland apprentice of the year awards. Kaz has been working with animals for years and is something she is very passionate about and loves every minute of it. Kaz is particularly fascinated about canine behaviour and does behaviour consultations.
When not working Kaz loves hanging out with her Motley and reading a good book or catching a movie.

Dr Leah Denman

Dr Leah Denman

Leah was born and grew up in Somerset (South West) England before graduating from Edinburgh University in 1997. After working in a rural practice for 5 years, Leah decided that a holiday was in order and spent 12 months working her way along the West Coast of Australia. Having enjoyed this experience immensely, Leah decided to make the move permanent in 2003 and has been living in Townsville ever since. Leah enjoys all aspects of Veterinary work but especially enjoys surgery, including stifle (knee) repairs, cutaneous reconstruction (skin grafting etc) and pocket pets ( rats, mice and guinea pigs). Outside of work Leah enjoys spending time with her cat Halley.

1/12 Deeragun Road, Deeragun QLD 4818

Deeragun

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